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Metro Pictures Corporation

Overview
Works: 79 works in 214 publications in 1 language and 4,700 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Comedy films  Short films  History  Film adaptations  Romance films  Slapstick comedy films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Chase films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Metro Pictures Corporation
 
Most widely held works by Metro Pictures Corporation
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1923 and 2005 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Camille by George Cukor( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in 1847 Paris is as spirited as champagne and as unforgiving as the gray morning after. In gambling dens and lavish soirees, men of means exert their wills and women turned courtesans exult in pleasure
Steamboat Bill, Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Steamboat Bill, Jr.] Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating. [Convict 13] Keaton struggles for survival inside prison walls. [Daydreams] Keaton tries to find his niche by trying out various professions
The saphead by Buster Keaton( Visual )

17 editions published between 1920 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Saphead] Bertie, the spoiled son of a powerful Wall Street financier, pursues his individuality in a series of comic misadventures. [The high sign] Buster becomes unwittingly involved in a radical secret society known as the Blinking Buzzards. [One week] Keaton and his bride inherit a do-it-by numbers pre-fab house, only somebody has mixed up the numbers
Three ages by Buster Keaton( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Three ages] Romantic misadventures from the dawn of man in the Stone Age, through the gladiatorial arenas of Ancient Rome to the city streets of the American Jazz Era. A clever parody of D.W. Griffith's Intolerance. [The goat] Keaton is mistaken for a nefarious gunslinger named Dead Shot Dan. [My wife's relations] A comedy of domestic turmoil that seems to reflect some of the tensions between Keaton and the Talmadges, his real life in-laws at the time
Seven chances by Buster Keaton( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven chances: A romantically jinxed young man must marry by 7 pm to inherit seven million dollars. While fate seems to thwart his efforts to woo the object of his true affection, public announcement of his strange predicament provides him with a throng of would-be brides
College by James W Horne( Visual )

11 editions published between 1927 and 2005 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[College] Ronald is an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College in pursuit of higher learning, but finds himself instead embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary. [The electric house] Buster turns an ordinary dwelling into an automated funhouse. [Hard luck] A suicidal Buster makes a final effort at fitting in with society at a swank country club. [The blacksmith] Mechanical mayhem is wrought in a blacksmith's shop
Battling Butler by Buster Keaton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Battling Butler] Alfred Butler, un homme délicat, est faussement pris pour "Battling" Butler, une boxeur renommé. [The haunted house] Buster se réfugie dans un manoir qui s'avère être hanté. [The frozen North] Buster vit de nombreuses péripéties dans le Grand Nord canadien
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Buster Keaton's 19 classic silent short comedy films
Sherlock Jr. ; and, Three ages( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Jr.: Keaton stars as a movie theater projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth and, in one sequence, literally steps into the screen to bring his fantasies to life
The four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partly set in Argentina, partly in France this anti-German story describes the horrors of WW I as the background for a tragic story of illicit love. It was Rex Ingram's first truly successful movie and established Valentino as a star
Our hospitality ; Sherlock Jr.( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Jr. / directed by Buster Keaton. Starring Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joseph Keaton, Ward Crane. Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth. 1924 (44 min.)
The general ; Cops ; Playhouse by Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Joseph M. Schenck, 1928): Follows the adventures of a spoiled young man forced by his father to learn the ropes of riverboating
Go West by Buster Keaton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go west (Buster Keaton Productions, 1925): Heeding Horace Greeley, a hapless young man idealistically hops a freight train to meet his destiny, with hilarious results. The scarecrow (Metro Pictures, 1920): Follows the unhealthy competition between roommates vying for the atentions of a young lady. The paleface (Comicque Film Co., 1921): Buster helps a Native American tribe defend their land from greedy developers
College : the electric house ; hard luck ; the blacksmith( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College (1927): Keaton is a college freshman who tries to impress a coed by attacking various endeavors, with disastrous results. The Electric house (1922): Keaton turns an ordinary house into an automated funhouse. Hard luck (1921): Keaton attempts suicide when he finds he can't fit in with society. The Blacksmith (1922): Keaton as a blacksmith whose shop is a source of mechanical mayhem
Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Jr.: A movie theater projectionist who dreams of becoming a super-sleuth brings his fantasies to life; Three ages: Man's quest for love is played out in the Stone Age, ancient Rome, and the Jazz Age
Scaramouche( Visual )

3 editions published between 1923 and 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

André Louis Moreau, a law student, vows to fight against the aristocracy when his friend, Philippe, is killed in a duel with the Marquis de la Tour. André joins the Revolution and becomes a leader. Subsequently, he discovers that his real father is the hated Marquis de la Tour and his mother is a countess, both of whom, with his sweetheart, Aline, are at risk from the angry revolutionary mobs. André conducts his mother and Aline to safety, but the Marquis dies bravely at the hands of the mob
The great lover : Rudolph Valentino( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary of film: Brothers fight on opposite sides during World War II
Keaton plus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this exclusive collection of cinematic treasures, Kino on video, pays homage to the lesser-known works of the screen's most inventive comedian. Film historian John Bengtson has prepared an interactive tour of locations where Keaton's films were shot. An extensive photo gallery reveals family snapshots, images from Keaton's vaudeville years, fascinating behind-the-scenes stills and more. Also features Ten girls ago, a musical never completed or released providing the opportunity for Buster Keaton, Bert Lahr and Eddie Foy, Jr. to make a comeback with the help of pop star Dion. The short rough cut was assembled to court potential investors
Camille by Ray C Smallwood( Visual )

5 editions published between 1921 and 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian courtesan, Marguerite Gautier, a.k.a. Camille, and a young law student, Armand Duval, fall in love and forsake their former lives. Armand's father persuades Marguerite to give up Armand who denounces her because he believes himself abandoned for a wealthy count. Ill and destitute, Marguerite dies clutching Armand's gift, the book Manon Lescaut
 
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controlled identityMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Metro Pictures bedrijf uit Verenigde Staten van Amerika

Metro Pictures Corporation

مترو پیکچرز

メトロ・ピクチャーズ

大都會電影公司

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English (148)